Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource, Shellfish Bulletin No. 10, Series of 2017, 16 March 2017
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Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGU’s) shellfishes collected at Coastal waters of Daram Island and Irong-Irong Bay in Western Samar; Coastal waters of Gigantes Islands in Carles, Iloilo, Coastal waters of Dauis and Tagbiliran City in Bohol; and Coastal waters of Milagros in Masbate are still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is beyond the regulatory limit. All types of shellfish and Acetes sp. or alamang gathered from the area shown above are not safe for human consumption. Fish, squids, shrimps, and crabs are safe for human consumption provided that they are fresh and washed thoroughly, and internal organs such as gills and intestines before cooking.
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource, Shellfish Bulletin No. 10, Series of 2017, 16 March 2017. (2017 March 18). Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. B4.
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